Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine

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Cover of Vol. 2, issue 1 of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine

Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine was a quarterly fantasy magazine founded and initially edited by fantasy and science fiction author Marion Zimmer Bradley. Fifty issues appeared from summer 1988 through December 2000.[1] It was published by MZB Enterprises from 1988-1989, Marion Zimmer Bradley Ltd. from 1990-1993, and the Marion Zimmer Bradley Living Trust from 1994-2000, all based in Berkeley, California.[2] The Trust continued publication for a short time after Bradley's death in 1999; the magazine went out of business at the end of 2000.[2][3][4][5]

The magazine featured "short, often humorous stories, many by female writers."[1] Interviews with distinguished fantasy authors also appeared in the magazine.[6]

Editors[edit]

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley, nos. 1-45, summer 1988-fall 1999
  • Rachel E. Holmen, January 2000-December 2000[7]

Related Anthologies[edit]

  • The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine (1994)
  • The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine — Vol. II (1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phil Stephensen-Payne, Magazine Data File. Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine.
  2. ^ a b Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Weird Fiction Magazine Index: 1890-2006+ A Checklist of Magazine Titles and Issues Indexed by Stephen T. Miller & William G. Contento "Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine Checklist" at locusmag.com
  3. ^ Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine to Fold. Locus 44(6): 8. June 2000.
  4. ^ Another Sad Demise: Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine. Matrix No. 144: 4. July/August 2000.
  5. ^ MZB's Fantasy Magazine Folding. Science Fiction Chronicle 21(3): 6. June/July 2000.
  6. ^ Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, "MZBFM Back Issue Index"
  7. ^ See the individual issues. For convenience, an online index is available at ISFDB, Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy - 2000
  • MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S FANTASY MAGAZINE, Encyclopedia of Fantasy, 3rd edition.
  • Magazines for Libraries, by William A. Katz, Bill Katz, Linda Sternberg Katz, Bowker, 2000, page 3375